March is the quarterly OWASP Detroit meeting and will feature a presentation by Robert Former on embedded encryption.
Robert Former is a security engineer with 20 years of experience in the IT field. Throughout his career, Robert has worked in many aspects of Information Technology and has experience in the design, implementation, and operation of cabling, LAN, WAN, MAN, both traditional and IP telephony, data centers, server systems, and, for the last 9 years, information security and compliance. Robert currently holds the ISC(2) CISSP™, ISACA CISA™, and NSA IAM/IEM certifications. He is employed by Neohapsis, a leading security research and consulting firm based in Chicago, IL, as a Senior Security Consultant. In his spare time, Robert enjoys spending time with his family as well as pursuing photography, sailing and amateur radio.
Encryption is a tricky business in the best of circumstances. Encryption on embedded systems is a minefield of opportunity for poor implementation. This talk will explore some common missteps in crypto implementations on embedded systems focusing on Internet of Things (IoT) and smart meters. Ways of avoiding the common mistakes will be presented and offered up for discussion.
Thursday, March 13th, 7-9 pm
First Center Building
26911 Northwestern Highway
Southfield, MI 48033